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next year compared to under obamacare. within a decade, the number of uninsured americans will increase by 24 million but the budget deficit would drop by $337 billion over ten years. >> trumpcare would be a nightmare for the american people. >> the health and human services secretary says he isn't buying it. >> we disagree strenuously with the report put out. >> earlier in the day the white house downplayed the cb o's report. >> the last time they did this they were wildly off. the number keens decline ago. >> president trump is knocking obamacare again. >> '17 will be the worst year. i said it once i'll say it again because obama's gone. >> there's another anticipated report expected today, proof to back up trump's bombshell claims that president obama had trump tower wiretapped. top lawmakers on the house intelligence committee have given the justice department till today to do just that. thehite house offering another explanation for the president's
tweet. >> he doesn't really think that president obama went up and tapped his phone personally. i think the president used the word wiretap in quotes to mean broadly surveillance and other activities during that. >> this is the first time the white house has offered some sort of explanation as to what president trump meant when sending out those tweets. kendis, diane. >> our thanks to stephanie in d.c. president trump plans to donate his salary at the end of this year according to white house press secretary sean spicer who says it the president wants the white house press corps to help decide where that money goes. it is a shift as president trump promised during the campaign and after the election not to take a salary. he earns $400,000 a year. and our big story today, of course, has been that nor'easter. we've been keeping track of all those massive snowfall estimates. >> yes, but there's another important really important estimate that we have left out. for that, we sincerely
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of sig ril lows. >> going to be a black male in a white t-shirt. >> police called what happened here a strong armed robbery and argued that brown brought at same level of violence to his confrontation minutes late wert ferguson police officer who killed him. >> but this new video from the same store suggests that brown had left the sig ril lows at the corner store the night before and that people working there had exchanged the tobacco for drugs, something that appears to be happening here. the filmmaker who discovered the video says it was recorded at 1:13 a.m. august 9th nearly 11 hours before brown returned to the store. >> we're doing this for mike. we're not just doing this to uncover about ferguson. >> reporter: it is part of a documentary called "stranger fruit," that debuted at a texas film festival this weekend. it suggests his argument was about him getting back his things. >> they needed us to think that michael was
darren. the clerk takes the sig ril lows puts it into a plastic bag and hands the plastic bag over the counter to michael brown. that's not stealing the store. >> brown's uncle says police lied about his nephew. >> the picture they pained of my nephew was not right. that the video dispels one of the lies told. >> the store owners strongly deny then telling abc news that to turn around and somehow blame folks that have nothing do with this is shameful adding it just didn't happen. st. louis county police tell us they can't confirm the authenticity of the video at this time. legally, this changes nothing. police say officer darren wilson knew about the alleged robbery at the store but had no way of snowing brown was a suspect. something that must be said no matter what actually happened at the store behind me it doesn't shed they would new light on the confrontation between michael brown and officer darren wilson up t
steve osunsami, abc news, ferguson, missouri. >> legally it changes nothing but ferguson is clear still a tinderbox so anything like this can cause some unrest in that place. >> because we know so little about what happened in that actual confrontation, everybody's looking for any tiny piece of evidence they can possibly find to put this all together. >> yep. coming up, a "shark tank" style program offering convictions a second chance. >> they're trading in the hustle for a startup. stay with us. lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. guess i won't be seeing you for a while. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? let's end this. cough doesn't sound so good. take mucinex dm. i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours.
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bar company to a prison style fitness boot camp company. >> reporter: he was one of 90 fellow inmates to recently make his pitch. >> its an a health care facility cleaning company. what we do is fight bacteria. >> reporter: after getting off to a rocky start -- >> man, i'm freezing. >> reporter: timothy got back on track. >> environmental awareness. >> reporter: eventually making it to the semifinals, then the finals ultimately winning second place in the entire competition. the announcement made later that night during the graduation ceremony with the families where the students, many wearing a cap and gown for the first time in their lives receive an mba sert from baylor university. >> the most rewarding thing is twofold. one watching our men and women believing in themselves and tonight at the graduation when their families start to believe in them is amazing. >> reporter: his family, his mom and girlfriend came to cheer him b
news of all. >> it's been a long time coming and by the grace of god, my date changed and i go home tonight with you guys. >> whoo. >> reporter: as the other graduates spent time celebrating with their families timothy went back to pack up his things feeling for ready than ever about his next chapter. >> go home. >> reporter: right now, this program is in prisons in california, new york and nebraska and they're launching in mississippi and colorado later in year. there's also a post release program to help inmates like timothy stay on course and in theory jump start their own business once they get out of prison. liz kreutz, abc news, los angeles. >> awesome to see them turning their lives around and getting help in the process. >> you never know where you'll see the next bill gates or mark zuckerberg. >> uh-huh. coming up, a lesson that the people we work with often become our second family. >>
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>> reporter: she documented her routine every night. >> i'm hooked up to this baby 10 1/2 hours a night, and it's basically keeping me alive. >> reporter: it's a far cry from her life as a flight attendant for alaska airlines. the 38-year-old mom of three says she was able to power through most days until last march. >> i actually had to take a passenger's seat on my lost flight because i was so ill. >> reporter: that's when she learned she'd need a kidney transplant. the search began, but it turned out she didn't have to look much further than the cockpit. captain jodi harskamp met jenny when tragedy struck the captain's family. a few years ago, days before christmas, the captain's home caught fire. that flight attendant was right there. >> jenny was one of the first people to show up. she made a lasagna from scratch and she showed up and said, you don't know me, but here's some love. >> reporter: a friendship was born. and four years later, it was captain jodi with a gift jenny never maned she would need. >> a lot of people say, "kidney for lasagna, that's a huge trade." >> it was made with love.
>> it was! [ laughter ] >> reporter: look at this photo posted just moments before surgery. their doctors are happy to report it's a success. both recovering at the swedish organ transplant center in seattle. >> if i can provide just a little happiness and a little -- >> life. >> life. well, yeah. i give a kidney. she gets to live. pretty fair trade, right? >> david muir, abc news, new york. maybe a great trade but not one that just anybody would make. >> no, it went above and beyond there. >> kind of interesting. she said she was searching for a kidney at 30,000 feet and she found someone just five feet away in the cockpit. >> isn't that amazeding. > take a look at times square. i wouldn't give you a double mint gum. >> what?
this morning on "world news now," we are all geared up for storm team 17. >> i don't know. >> you just nickname the storm. >> overnight that major nor'easter has taken shape and now barrelling toward the northeast. the powerful winds creating bliding conditions and grounding flight. we'll go to accuweather for the latest. >> the new fears that millions of americans will lose their health insurance under the new republican plan to replace obamacare. the alarming report that he forecasts the number of uninsured americans grow a lot more than that. details ahead. and late are, the porn star turned pastor. she's hanging up the g-string for a life with god and now she's opening up about what happened to spark in incredible career change and how she hopes to help others. >> okay. and just in time